The Home {Chef} Break-in

When I was six, I lived next door to Jude and Justin in a sleepy but central neighborhood in Boulder, Co. The brothers weren’t allowed in my house, but sometimes their large and boisterous family would invite me into theirs, which was always an exciting thing: to get to play INSIDE. It was the early… Continue reading The Home {Chef} Break-in

Foster Home #2: The Well Intended Couple

*This is an excerpt from a longer essay titled, "Into the System." (W.I.P.)   They live in a rich community, and they can’t get pregnant. They feel sorry for me. They bear a vision of how I will be, with just a little polish and shine. Their house looks like a furniture brochure. I look like… Continue reading Foster Home #2: The Well Intended Couple